Press Releases

WASHINGTON, DC - With Amtrak's President threatening to shut down the railroad beginning this Wednesday if it cannot secure a $200 million loan guarantee, U.S. Senators Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and Thomas R. Carper will hold a press conference TODAY urging the administration to take decisive action to keep the trains running. WHO: Delaware's US Senators Biden and Carper WHAT: Urge the President to act swiftly to stop the shutdown WHERE: Amtrak Station, MLK Blvd, Wilmington, DE WHEN: 2:35 pm, Monday, June 24, 2002